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POLL: Spaceships: Gloss or Matte?


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TheBeast Supporting Member of TMP writes:

Technically, a military spaceship *should* be matt black. Nothing else, as to not reflect any light and be harder to seen.

I know a number of folks in the space sciences who claim that detection technology is so good that coloration has no effect. *shrug*

I'm reminded of the line from Ogre Miniatures about sensors not effected by camo, and bright painting helped avoid targeting mistakes from causing friendly fire.

Doug


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VOTING RESULTS
AnswerVotes%Chart
gloss
22
5%
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matte/flat
216
47%
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satin/semi-matte
75
16%
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mixed
35
8%
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no preference
30
6%
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I don't play with spaceships
84
18%
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POLL IS CLOSED
POLL DESCRIPTION

What finish do you prefer on your spacecraft models?